• The Confucius Institute, which this year commemorates the 10 year anniversary since its founding at the University of Granada, will run a diverse range of activities to mark the beginning of the Chinese New Year (Year of the Dog) on Friday 16 February.

Focusing on African people as generators and drivers of knowledge and as agents of their own social transformation, the event will also pay homage to some of the pioneers of African studies from the Iberian Peninsula.

The University of Granada, through its Vice-Rectorate for Internationalization, is pleased to announce that its 10th International Staff Training Week, an Erasmus+ Programme initiative, will take place from the 15 to 19 January 2018.


  • Spain received approximately 74,000 participants across all sectors of education in 2015-2016 and is the most popular Erasmus+ destination in Europe, followed by the UK and Germany

  • Spain sent over 52,500 participants abroad in the academic year 2015-2016

The University of Granada is set to take part in the 4th edition of Desgranando Ciencia, a large-scale scientific dissemination event that will take place from 14 to 16 December 2017. The event, which aims to bring science closer to society, will unite over 150 researchers and experts in the field of scientific dissemination.

The Rector of the University of Granada, Pilar Aranda, inaugurated the SEC2U event that took place at the "BREAKER" Centre for Entrepreneurship of the UGR on Monday, 23 October. The objective of the event was to connect entrepreneurial activities conducted by European universities to the wider startup and innovation ecosystem.

The 5th ReUSO International Conference on the documentation, conservation and restoration of architectural heritage and landscape protection will involve the participation of the Polytechnic University of Madrid, the University of Florence, the Polytechnic University of Valencia and the University of Pavia.

On Thursday 5 October, the Rector of the University of Granada, Prof. Pilar Aranda, and the Vice-Rector for Student Services and Employability, Dr. José Antonio Naranjo, will launch the 2017-2018 UGR Induction Days and the 6th International Days, which will take place jointly on the Fuentenueva Campus on the 5 and 6 of October.